Civil service (21 - 30 of 110 items)
Employee Involvement: Issues for Agencies To Consider in Designing and Implementing Programs
GGD-88-82: Published: May 23, 1988. Publicly Released: May 23, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO identified issues for federal agencies to consider in designing and implementing employee involvement programs.GAO found that: (1) management interest and support are essential for successful program implementation; (2) managers could promote employee involvement through management style changes that demonstrate receptivity to employee input; (3) a clear...
Personnel Appeals Board Annual Report Fiscal Year 1987
PAB-88-2: Published: Feb 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1988.
GAO published a report describing the processes of the Personnel Appeals Board, its Office of General Counsel, and its Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Oversight during the fiscal year...
Comments on Need to Revitalize Federal Career Service
087964: Jan 14, 1988
No summary is currently available...
Federal Employee Suggestion Program
T-GGD-88-4: Published: Nov 4, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 4, 1987.
GAO discussed the implementation and effectiveness of federal employee suggestion programs, focusing on such programs in the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of State, and the Architect of the Capitol. GAO noted that: (1) the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) was responsible for issuing regulations to carry out such programs; (2) 36 agencies reported achieving tangible benefits of about...
DOD Revolving Door: Relationships Between Work at DOD and Post-DOD Employment
NSIAD-86-180BR: Published: Jul 31, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 2, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO obtained information on: (1) the extent to which former Department of Defense (DOD) personnel go to work for defense contractors on the same programs as they had worked on at DOD; (2) the extent to which the DOD-related responsibilities of former DOD personnel could have affected defense contractors; and (3) the extent of work-related communication betwe...
Senior Executive Service: Agencies' Use of the Candidate Development Program
GGD-86-93: Published: Jul 14, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on governmentwide utilization of the Candidate Development Program (CDP) to fill the government's available Senior Executive Service (SES) positions.GAO found that: (1) during fiscal years 1982 to 1984, 87 percent of the individuals appointed to career positions had not participated in CDP; (2) the number of candidates selected annually to parti...
Senior Executive Service: Investigating Distinguished Rank Award Nominees
GGD-86-86BR: Published: Jun 19, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) policy of charging agencies a fee to investigate senior executives agencies nominate for a distinguished rank award under the Presidential Rank Awards Program.GAO noted that up to 6 percent of Senior Executive Service (SES) executives may receive rank awards each year. GAO found that OPM: (1...
[Comments on Interior's Application of OMB Circular A-76]
B-215847: Published: Nov 26, 1985. Publicly Released: Jun 3, 1986.
GAO addressed issues pertaining to the minimum wage rates paid to federal employees at the Hoover Dam and the effect of dam employees' wage rates on the possibility of contracting for services at the Hoover Dam pursuant to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-76. GAO determined that: (1) the Bureau of Reclamation negotiates dam employees' wage rates annually with their union; (2) in 19...
GAO's Annual Report on Activities of OPM, Fiscal Year 1985
GGD-86-27: Published: Feb 13, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1986.
As part of its annual report on the activities of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), GAO reviewed whether OPM actions were in accordance with merit system principles and free from prohibited personnel practices.GAO found that, as of September 30, 1985, OPM has made progress in: (1) analyzing alternative structures of the Senior Executive Service; (2) developing information concerning the us...
Federal Civilian Personnel: Effects of Unconfirmed Members at the Federal Labor Relations Authority
GGD-86-29: Published: Dec 9, 1985. Publicly Released: Dec 9, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed certain issues relating to the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA), which was established to serve as an independent, neutral third party for resolving labor-management disputes in the federal sector, to: (1) examine whether it can perform its responsibility when the Senate has not confirmed its members; (2) review the role of the General C...